But, more specifically this is a problem that is specific to only Silicon Image http: My thought would be that with that mb you have to use an ide drive for the os, on ribbon one, position one, toggled as a master. CompusMentis Ars Centurion Tribus: I still believe that this mb will not support booting from sata because the southbridge does not support ahci. The problem isn’t that evident right now, because there aren’t that many SATA Maxtor drives out there above GB that seems to be the floor on the size and the conflicts. I noticed someting on my screen: Then I receive the notice:
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There may be more drivers available ,but after you succeed installing XP you can swap them around and find the best of them. The Bios is setup as you have required. I have flashed to every single BIOS you have on your site, currently back to the latest available. Gigabyte themselves were not much help with their fancy shmancy e-mail support and I will attach their responses. Hense, your install can’t see the sata drive you’re installing to, and the win installer does not see it as a bootable drive.
Gigabyte GA-7N400 Pro2 – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – nForce2 Ultra 400
I still believe that this mb will not support booting from sata because the southbridge does not support ahci. From there please try both sata ports and different sata cables.
Otherwise use IDE Mode.
May 15, I don’t believe the is. Thank you Answer – Answer: It should work ,that is my opinion. We aren’t talking about Windows setup. May 14, I previously posted on three or four forums trying to get answers and of course searching every forum I could find, most I had never even heard of. If you don t use the PATA controller you ga-7j400 turn it off. Dec 23, Posts: Hi, Are these 2 hdd going to be pro primary OS?
GA-7N Pro2 (rev. 2.x) | Motherboard – GIGABYTE U.K.
Key Words for searches: GA 7N Pro2 motherboard. May 13, Thu Dec 23, 3: Don t know what are the BIOS settings that gq-7n400 are having though. Promise or Highpoint for others. This is written so this problem can get picked up with detail in the search engines so when others have the same problem they don’t spend three days on ga-7n4000 Internet as I did doing Google searches trying to find what in the world they should or could do.
Home Help Login Register. RAID software says no drives exist As to the raid vs base setting, I’d select raid to see if it will boot of the raid array disk0.
I found a ga7n400 called ‘Short-Media. When you boot from the CD and the Windows setup screen comes up, press “F6” to install ga-7n40 3rd party driver and follow the instruction to install the OS. Press any key to cont But, more specifically this is a problem that is specific to only Silicon Image http: Maybe there are other websites where you can find an older driver maybe better suited.
May 12, If your not going to use the RAID controller, Gigabyte is still a dead-on favorite, but quite frankly no enthusiast knows where they are going to be in this industry in six months. Will have a look when I get home.